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zucchini noodles

Recipe by
Beth Pierce
Ofallon, MO

Zucchini Noodles are a super fun, easy, lightly seasoned vegetable that works as a gluten-free noodle or spaghetti replacement. This delicious side dish is kid approved, easy to prep, and quick to cook. From the refrigerator to the table in a little over ten minutes. Serve this tasty veggie with grilled chicken or grilled shrimp.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 5 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For zucchini noodles

  • 4 md
    medium zucchini (ends trimmed)
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 3 clove
    garlic minced
  • 1/4 c
    fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

How To Make zucchini noodles

  • 1
    Feed the zucchini through a handheld spiralizer following the instructions and guidelines for the spiralizer.
  • 2
    Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the zucchini and cook for 2 minutes tossing with a pair of tongs. Add the minced garlic and cook for 1 additional minute tossing again to get the garlic and zucchini noodles to the pan’s surface.
  • 3
    Remove from the heat and add freshly ground black pepper and Parmesan cheese. If you like a little heat, add a pinch or two of red pepper flakes. Season with salt right before serving.